Pinehurst NC
Virgilio Vincent, 83, died October 29, 2013 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

A visitation for family and friends will be held at 12 pm-1:30pm Saturday November 2, 2013 at Powell Funeral Home and Crematory in Southern Pines NC. A private family service will be held at the graveside following the visitation.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Lena Jane Howard Vincent and his parents Celeste Gonsalves Vincente and his father Virgilio Vincente Sr.
Virgilio (Vince) was born in Philadelphia PA after his parents immigrated from Portugal to the United States. He was an aviator and for 35 years an Aviation Specialist for the Department of Defense He additionally served four years in the United States Air Force.

Vince was a kind gentle soul with charm and the ability to draw others in and to him. He spent his retirement years fishing, gardening, and loving his grandchildren. But Vince's true passion was flying. This is reflected by a plaque prominently displayed in his home that read: 'Time spent flying is not deducted from one's lifespan.'

He is survived by four daughters; Kathleen Vincent and husband Al Simmons of Carthage NC, Shelli Vincent and spouse William Rocchi of Pinehurst. Kelli Vincent Peasley and husband Mark Peasley of Fredericksburg VA , and Barbara Vincent Bishop. He has one son, Keith Vincent and wife Judy Vincent of Huntsville Alabama. Vince is also survived by his seven grandchildren: Laura Jane Vincent, Vincent Peasley, Isabella Peasley, Aydin Peasley, Johnny Bishop, Kevin Bishop, and Courtney Bishop.

Vince will be missed greatly by those who love him. Memorials may be made to First Health Hospice and Palliative Care. 251 Campground Rd Pinehurst NC.
Powell Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines is assisting the family
Online condolences at www. PinesFunerals.com

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  1. Mr. Vincent sounds like he was a wonderful man. I have the privilege of working with his son, Keith, and he is a great reflection of his father. Deepest sympathy to Keith and all of the family.
    Sheila Wilson

  2. Keith and your family, our sincerest condolences in your time of loss. May God comfort you and your family during this time of sadness.
    Joseph Magee

  3. Keith Vincent to you and your Family I offer my Heart felt condolences my freind. My the Lord our God comfort your Soul during this time of sadness.
    God Bless…..Rafael

  4. Keith deepest sympathy goes to you and the entire family. I pray that God Will give you all peace and comfort in your time of loss.
    Ken Thomas

  5. Vince was a kind and loving person. He will be missed, but, know that he is reunited with his loved ones with God, in Heaven…. and, his dog Elsa.
    Felicia

  6. Dear Kathy,Shelli and family , please know what an honor it was to take care of your father. My deepest sympathies to your family.

  7. Vince was a kind and loving person. He will be missed, but, know that he is reunited with his loved ones with God, in Heaven…. and, his dog Elsa.
    Felicia

  8. Vince was a kind and loving person. He will be missed, but, know that he is reunited with his loved ones with God, in Heaven…. and, his dog Elsa.
    Felicia

  9. Vince was a kind and loving person. He will be missed, but, know that he is reunited with his loved ones with God, in Heaven…. and, his dog Elsa.
    Felicia

  10. Vince was a kind and loving person. He will be missed, but, know that he is reunited with his loved ones with God, in Heaven…. and, his dog Elsa.
    Felicia

  11. Vince was a kind and loving person. He will be missed, but, know that he is reunited with his loved ones with God, in Heaven…. and, his dog Elsa.
    Felicia

  12. Keith, and Vincent family our heartfelt condolence from the Alejandro family our prayers are with your family. May god bless you all and help you through very difficult times. Love you bother!

  13. Vince was a very kind soul. My mother and I so enjoyed getting to talk with him from time to time. He will be missed. Praying that God will comfort his loved ones during this difficult time. Bonnie

  14. Keith, Judy and the Vincent family; Myong and I would like to extend our sincerest condolences to you and your family for the loss of your loved one. We pray that God will comfort your family through this difficult time. Love you Brother!

  15. Vince was a special person and true friend.We enjoyed our visits with him and will miss sharing his experiences and stories throughout his lifetime.
    Kathleen and John Bakos

  16. Keith and the Vincent family, my family would like to extend our sincerest condolences to you and your family for the loss of your father. I will continue to pray for you and your family. We’re here for you brother.

  17. Having known Keith for a couple of years, I can imagine what a special father Vince was. I am sorry for the loss to the Vincent family.

  18. Vince was truly a unique individual. He was so kind, respectful and genuine to everyone he met. We will miss his sweet smile and laugh.
    Jill and Alyson

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